When interior designer Peter Mikic fell in love with a dilapidated mid-19th-century Italianate stucco house in Notting Hill, one of London’s swankiest residential neighborhoods, “it was a complete dump.” As he explained to Elle Decor, “There was an overwhelming amount of work to do, and that’s what got me excited.”
With enthusiasm, Mikic began restoring the 6,200SF house into a spectacular home for himself and his partner, TV producer Sebastian Scott.
Lynn of Decor Arts Now takes us to Marseille NYC.
From what I can tell about the readers of this blog, you peeps really love your fashion and beauty. With that in mind, I have to share one of NYC’s legendary thrift shops, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Lynn, here, from Decor Arts Now.
You may have heard about the Sloan Kettering Thrift Shop, recently renamed The Society Boutique, but have you ever actually paid a visit?
You already know all of the big ones: the Met, the Guggenheim, MOMA, but New York is filled with smaller and extremely interesting museums that you may have never visited. Lynn here, from Decor Arts Now, and today I am going to share one of my favorite cultural destinations in the city: The Museum of Arts and Design, otherwise known as MAD.
I like to think that MAD is shorthand for mad for creativity.
Renowned for its themed exhibits in the hallways of the store, Bergdorf Goodman provides one of the most unique and luxurious shopping experiences in New York, if not the world. Two BG installations are created each Fall, as well as three each Spring, and past themes have included: Cabinet of Curiosities, Blue and White, and The Gilded Age.
In keeping with Bergdorf’s standards of excellence,
Lynn from Decor Arts Now takes us to another Hamptons Hot Spot: The Maidstone in East Hampton.
This month’s virtual vacation takes us to of France’s newest and most stylish accommodations: Hotel Molitor Paris.
Our new hot spots contributors, Lynn Byrne of Decor Arts Now, takes us to the chicest shops in Amagansett.
Native New Yorker Christina and her little dog Minnie, of Minnie in Manhattan, show us how to do Rockefeller Center in style.
Hello again! It’s Tina of Life in Sketch, sharing another Design Hotel with you. I’m ashamed to say I’ve never visited the continent of Africa. I was planning to go four years ago, for World Cup, but it didn’t quite work out. When I finally do make it over I’m planing on visited Namibia, because I’ve heard it’s one of the most beautiful places, filled with gorgeous deserts and beaches.
Tina takes us on a virtual vacation to this month’s #design hotel: Chateau de la Resle in Burgundy, France.
Hello again! It’s Tina from Life in Sketch, back with another mini-break. This month I’ve decided to visit the Pulitzer Hotel Buenos Aires. My husband is a huge fan of Argentina, so Buenos Aires is on our travel list. The Pulitzer Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel in the nation’s capital, with a cool bohemian personality.
The hotel’s owner, Louis Roig,
While I was in Stockholm a few months ago I had the chance to visit the Story Hotel. There are two Story hotels in Sweden and I was able to visit the Ostermalm location.
Happy 2014 Ladies and Gents! Tina here. I’m so excited for a fresh start, a new year and 12 new design destinations! Sarah and I have already planned out this year’s Design Hotels and we’re kind of wishing we could actually vacation to all of these places. This month we’re visiting the ION Luxury and Adventure Hotel in Iceland. I’ve wanted to visit Iceland for some time,
The gateway to Central Park, Grand Army Plaza NYC is the only one of the park’s four corners that is an official part of the 843-acre landscape. Comprised of two semicircles, the Plaza is bisected by Central Park South in a split design, inspired by Paris’ Place de la Concorde.
Completed in 1916, the plaza takes its name from the Grand Army of the Potomac; the Union Army in the American Civil War.